How To Watch HBO Max’s The Last Of Us For Free?

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Can You Watch HBO Max's The Last Of Us For Free?
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Horror fans are just days away from The Last of Us premiering on HBO. The series intends to adapt the critically successful PlayStation franchise of the same name. The Last of Us was the best video game ever created for its period. The piece has almost all of its details nearly perfected. With top-notch animation and graphics realism brought to life by actors and motion capture professionals, it pushed the Playstation 3 to its capabilities in a way that was only matched by L.A. Noir.

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The upcoming series stars Pedro Pascal as Joel Miller, a seasoned survivor of a global catastrophe triggered by a fungal virus that turns mankind into zombies. Set 20 years after the initial outbreak, Joel is charged with smuggling 14-year-old Ellie (Bella Ramsey) across the United States to the Fireflies, a radical revolutionary group that hopes to exploit Ellie’s unusual natural immunity to the zombie virus to save the world. Meanwhile, early reviews are in calling it incredible and poignant. And if you are planning to watch the show, this article is for you.

What time will The Last Of Us release online?

The Last Of Us will premiere on HBO and HBO Max in the United States and Canada on January 15, 2023, at 6 pm PST / 9 pm EST, and internationally a day later. Fans in the United Kingdom will be able to watch on Sky Atlantic and NOW at 2 am GMT. The Last Of Us will have nine episodes in total. Each chapter is said to last between 46 and 85 minutes, providing fans with plenty of stories to unpack. Following its January 15 premiere, new episodes of The Last Of Us will air weekly until the ninth and final episode arrives on March 12, 2023. You Can also check out the full release schedule below episodes will air one day later internationally):

  • Episode 1 – When You’re Lost In The Darkness | January 15, 2023
  • Episode 2 – Cordyceps Ordo Seclorum | January 22, 2023
  • Episode 3 – Long Long Time | January 29, 2023
  • Episode 4 | February 5, 2023
  • Episode 5 | February 12, 2023
  • Episode 6 | February 19, 2023
  • Episode 7 | February 26, 2023
  • Episode 8 | March 5, 2023
  • Episode 9 | March 12, 2023

Can you watch it for free?

Unfortunately, HBO Max does not offer a free trial at this time. HBO Max subscriptions cost $14.99 per month for an ad-free plan and $9.99 per month for an ad-supported plan. You can register here. HBO Max is compatible with Android, iOS, Apple TV, Chromecast, Playstation, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and more devices. Additionally, Amazon Prime subscribers may subscribe to HBO Max for $14.99 per month, the same price as on other platforms, via the Prime Video app or by visiting

However, there are workarounds to watch your favorite HBO Max movies/shows for free. All you need to do is opt-in for a 30-day trial with Hulu. Once you have received your free one-month subscription, you can watch all the HBO Max content, including The Last Of Us, with your Hulu account. But be warned: if you want to extend your subscription, it will cost you $14.99/month.

That’s it for the article. If you want to know more about The Last Of Us, including the plot, cast, and all the major updates, click here.

Oviya Priyadharshini

Oviya Priyadharshini

Oviya loves to watch movies and she loves to write. So, she writes about what she watches. Do check out!
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